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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject [CANCEL][VOTE] Release Apache Flex FalconJX 0.5.0 RC1
Date Sat, 07 Nov 2015 06:18:13 GMT
Canceling this RC.

On 11/4/15, 9:08 AM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

>@Justin,  good catch there. I forgot we have to check certain things in
>the binary packages.
>@Chris, if you have the cycles, go ahead and post the bits and open the
>discussion thread.  I’m going to take some time to add checks for the
>binaries to the approval scripts, and some other things.
>On 11/4/15, 1:21 AM, "Christofer Dutz" <christofer.dutz@c-ware.de> wrote:
>>Well if the vote passes, I would like to push out maven artifacts for the
>>ASF parts as Flexmojos knows how to get the missing parts :-)
>>Von: Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>
>>Gesendet: Mittwoch, 4. November 2015 03:36
>>An: dev@flex.apache.org
>>Betreff: Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Flex FalconJX 0.5.0 RC1
>>-1 binding, willing to change if NOTICE/LICENSE issues and font jar
>>issues are resolved via discussion.
>>Other PMC members can vote +1 and make this a release as only 3 +1 votes
>>are required to make a release (as long as there's more +1s than -1s).
>>I’d suggest we don’t release the binary either way as it contains Adobe
>>software which I’m sure we don't have legal permission to distribute.
>>For the source release I checked:
>>- Hashes and signatures correct.
>>- LICENSE and NOTICE have some issues (see below)
>>- All source files have Apache license header
>>- No unexpected binary files in the release
>>- Source files have headers
>>- Can compile from source
>>- unit test fail but that may just be my setup or expected results
>>The LICENSE and NOTICE files in the top level are a little confusing e.g.
>>How does someone know if to look at LICENSE or LICENSE.jx? Also looks
>>like LICENSE.swfutils is missing? Assuming LICENSE and NOTICE are the
>>correct files.
>>For the LICENSE there is no need to list Apache licensed material in
>>LICENSE [1] but that’s not a blocker. However if a copyright header was
>>removed/replace then it should be placed in NOTICE [2] after permission
>>has been obtained [3]. It’s not clear to me here what as happened with
>>the GCL code and why it is listed in LICENSE.
>>There’s a NOTICE.swfutils which includes content that’s not in the top
>>level NOTICE file. Should this file be included in the release?
>>NOTICE is missing the same lines (The Initial Developer of the Original
>>Code…) from initial donation/Adobe. That’s probably required.
>>For the binary release the LICENSE/NOTICE is missing quite a bit [4][5].
>> From a quick look:
>>- LICENSE should include swtobject,  Batik, javacc, saxon, CERN, xml-apis
>>and possible others
>>- NOTICE is missing information from other NOTICEs (Flex SDK and others?)
>>contents, that would include copyright lines from other Flex projects
>>(Flex and others?), the original copyright owner (Adobe),  asc compiler,
>>easing equations, Batik, Xerces, Xalan, Velocity?, Adobe Font stuff?
>>(afe.jar etc) and possible others.
>>Fairly certain this is a blocker. Can we actually include the Adobe font
>>jars in a binary distribution? Do we have permission to distribute them?
>>Especially without  having users agree to the non AL compatible Adobe SDK
>>license agreement?
>>We should be able to tell from the jars in the various directories. But
>>for completeness I can see the following paths to class files in jars, so
>>that gives an indication off all the bundled software:
>>adobe/abc, com/adobe/agl, com/adobe/fontengine, com/adobe/fxg, flash/css,
>>flash/fonts, flash/localization, flash/swf, flash/tools, flash/util,
>>flex/ant, flex/messaging, flex2/compiler, flex2/tools, java_cup/runtime,
>>javax/xml, macromedia/abc, net/sf/saxon, org/apache/bcel,
>>org/apache/commons/collections, org/apache/commons/discovery/,
>>org/apache/commons/logging, org/apache/flex, org/apache/flex/forks/batik,
>>org/apache/flex/forks/velocity, org/apache/html/dom, org/apache/log,
>>org/apache/oro, org/apache/regexp, org/apache/wml, org/apache/xalan,
>>org/apache/xerces, org/apache/xml, org/apache/xpath, org/javacc/,
>>org/w3c/css and org/xml/sax.
>>Few other minor things/questions:
>>- The font files compiler/generated/dist/sdk/frameworks/*.ser are empty
>>is that correct?
>>- The generated file externs/js/externs/svg.js is missing an Apache
>>header is that correct?
>>1. http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#alv2-dep
>>2. http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#mod-notice
>>3. http://www.apache.org/legal/src-headers.html#headers (see  1a, 1b or
>>4. http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#guiding-principle
>>5. http://www.apache.org/dev/licensing-howto.html#binary

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